Adrian Gonzalez rookie cards are about to get the attention they much deserve as he has been traded to the Boston Red Sox.  The left handed slugger has become one of the best all around hitters in the game.  He will now have the supporting cast to make him even better.  So what are the best Adrian Gonzalez rookie cards to buy or invest in?  There are a few different Adrian Gonzalez Rookie CardAdrian Gonzalez rookie cards that are worth buying.  Some of these baseball cards are not even the most expensive Adrian Gonzalez rookies in today’s market.  That is what makes them great investments.  Here is a detailed list of some of the best Adrian Gonzalez rookie cards to buy and how much you should pay.  We have also included detailed information about what to watch out for before you make a purchase.  Many of best Adrian Gonzalez RC cards are condition sensitive so pay close attention before you invest your money.

Top 3 Adrian Gonzalez Rookie Cards

2000 Bowman Autograph  Rookie Card

This card is extremely rare and very hard to find in good condition.  Corner chipping is one of the most common problems when it comes to this card.  This is also the most expensive Adrian Gonzalez rookie card.  You can purchase one of these for around $250 if you are so lucky to find one.  Red Sox fans will surely drive these cards to new limits now that he has the backing of their fan base.  This card is a great investment in good condition.  The value of this Adrian Gonzalez rookie card may double in value in the upcoming months.

2000 Topps Chrome Traded 

This is another great card of the left handed power hitter.  These cards were limited in production in comparison to the regularly issued Topps traded version.  Pay close attention to the centering of these cards as many of them tend to be off center.  Also watch out for surface scratches as many were damaged during the printing process.  This Adrian Gonzalez rookie card is very valuable in mint condition or better.  You can expect to pay $100 for a Gem MT 10 version of one of these rare baseball cards.

2000 Bowman Rookie

Topps was one of the only companies to produce a rookie card of Adrian Gonzalez in 2000. The Bowman rookie is very inexpensive and is a great collectible.  You can find one of these Adrian Gonzalez rookie cards on Ebay for around $10 in Mint condition or better.    Most of the these Bowman cards can be found in very good condition.  Make sure that you pay close attention to corner ware or discoloration.

Now that Adrian Gonzalez has joining the Boston Red Sox we can expect some big numbers from the young slugger.  Fenway park will be very helpful compared to the large park Gonzalez has been playing in.  He will also have some protection from guys like David Ortiz and Kevin Youkilis.  The Red Sox acquisition of Gonzalez will also help the values of Dustin Pedroia rookie in the near future.  Expect Adrian Gonzalez rookie cards to possibly double in value in the near future especially if the Red Sox contend this year.

Alan Karpuch

Owner of GMA Grading Inc. Over 20 years experience in the sports card industry.

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